General Office of the State Administration for Market Regulation General Office of the Ministry of Education General Office of the National Health Commission General Office of the Ministry of Public Security Notice on Doing a Good Job in School Food Safety for the Spring Semester of 2021 (Shi Jian Shi Jing Han [2021] No. 357)
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All provinces, autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Market Supervision Bureau (departments, commissions), education departments (education commissions, education bureaus), health and health commissions, public security departments (bureaus):
   In order to further implement the main responsibility for food safety of schools and off-campus catering units, coordinate the normalized epidemic prevention and control and school food safety in the spring semester of 2021, strictly prevent and control campus food safety risks, and ensure student food safety , The relevant requirements are hereby notified as follows:
  1. Carry out special inspections of school food safety
  According to the”School Food Safety and Nutritional Health Management Regulations”, local market supervision departments must work with education, health and health departments to provide school canteens with large numbers of people, school canteens in rural areas with weak foundations, and off-campus where food safety risks are high The catering unit is the focus, and the investigation of hidden dangers is carried out. Strictly investigate and strictly manage the food safety issues such as lax inspection and control of incoming goods, failure to retain samples as required, and failure to implement rectification. It is necessary to supervise and urge the rectification within a time limit for food safety problems and hidden dangers discovered, and severely punish violations of laws and regulations according to law.
  2. Increase supervision and guidance on the implementation of the main responsibility of school food safety
  According to the”Campus Food Safety Guarding Action Plan (2020-2022)”, local education departments should focus on urging schools and kindergartens to implement the food safety principal (primary) responsibility system. Implement the meal system for the relevant person in charge of the school, guide the school to carry out regular food safety self-inspection, and strengthen the daily food safety management of the canteen contractor or entrusted operator. Vigorously promote the”Internet + bright kitchen and bright stove” and other smart management models to standardize the food processing and production process. Strengthen the inspection of the implementation of the food safety principals (heads) of schools and kindergartens, discover and solve existing problems in a timely manner, and promote the implementation of policies and measures.
  3. Strengthen the control of key food raw materials such as imported cold chain food
   Local market supervision departments should guide and urge school cafeterias and off-campus catering units to strictly implement the purchase inspection and certificate requesting ticket system, in accordance with the requirements of the”Notice of the General Office of the General Administration of Market Supervision on Further Strengthening the Supervision of the Imported Cold Chain Food Market” , Strictly check the quarantine certificate of imported cold chain food, the certificate of nucleic acid test and the certificate of disinfection issued by the disinfection unit. Clean up spoiled foods that have exceeded their shelf life in time. Strengthen the management of food raw material suppliers and improve the food safety traceability system.
  Four. Strictly implement normalized measures for campus epidemic prevention and control
   Local market supervision departments should work with education, health and other departments to guide and urge off-campus catering units and school cafeterias to strictly abide by local epidemic prevention and control policies, and adhere to the protection of”human” and”material” environments. Comprehensively inspect the health status of employees and carry out food safety-related knowledge training. Clean and disinfect tableware, containers and tools that come in contact with food directly ingested, keep processing and dining places clean and sanitary, and disinfect regularly. Equipped with ventilation, fly-proof, rodent-proof, insect-proof equipment and facilities.
  V. In-depth publicity and education on food safety and the prevention of food waste
  Education departments in various regions shall, in conjunction with health, market supervision and other departments, strengthen school health education, and enhance students’ food safety awareness and self-protection capabilities. Provide nutrition guidance to schools, advocate healthy eating concepts, and focus on cultivating students’ civilized dining habits and healthy lifestyles. Guide young people to cherish food, cultivate thrifty habits, and stop food waste.
  6. Strengthen the coordination mechanism of campus food safety supervision departments
  All departments should continue to improve the working mechanisms of campus food safety regular consultations, joint law enforcement, etc., and focus on strengthening the cooperation and cooperation in the prevention and control of foodborne diseases. Local market supervision departments should strengthen work notifications and information sharing with other departments. Local health departments shall standardize the epidemiological investigation and information reporting of food-borne diseases. Jointly carry out comprehensive management of food safety around campuses, local market supervision departments should consolidate the responsibility of food safety supervision of schools and surrounding areas, and public security departments should severely crack down on illegal and criminal acts of food safety in schools and surrounding areas. Increase the monitoring of food safety-related information on campuses, correctly guide public opinion, and respond to social concerns in a timely manner.
   All provinces (autonomous regions, municipalities directly under the Central Government) and Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps are requested to report their work to the Food Operation Department of the State Administration of Market Supervision and the Ministry of Education and Health before April 30, 2021. Department of Art Education, Food Safety Standards and Monitoring and Evaluation Department of National Health Commission, Food and Drug Crime Investigation Bureau of Ministry of Public Security.
   General Office of the State Administration for Market Regulation General Office of the Ministry of Education
   General Office of the National Health Commission General Office of the Ministry of Public Security
   March 5, 2021

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